101: Stagecraft. 4-2-3. Practical experience in scenery construction, painting, stage lighting, and organizational techniques.
201: Introduction to Theatre. 0-3-3. A comprehensive overview of the elements that comprise the theatre; intended as a basic preparation for an understanding of theatre art.
240: Acting. 4-2-3 (9). Basic training in the art of acting with emphasis upon physical and vocal skills as well as fundamentals of relaxation and public performance.
290: Theatre Appreciation. 0-3-3. A study of Theatre and its different forms and how they affect our life and society.
307: Play Production. 3-3-3 (9). Preq., SPTH 201, 240, or 409. The director's introduction to play production: script analysis, research, staging, actor coaching, scenery, lighting, and costuming.
400: Stage Makeup. 3-0-1. Practical experience in the design and application of stage makeup. (G)
402: Advanced Acting. 8-1-3 (9). Preq., SPTH 240 or consent of instructor. A study in the practice of the major period styles of acting from ancient Greece to the present. (G)
403: Stage Lighting. 4-2-3. Preq., SPTH 201 or consent of instructor. Practical and theoretical experience in stage lighting, design, and equipment. (G)
404: Theatre Practicum. 4-0-1 (12). Practical experience in interpretation, acting, directing, or technical theatre.
405: Scene Painting. 3-0-1. Preq., SPTH 101. Practical experience in the art of scene painting, using both historical and modern techniques and solutions. (G)
407: Play Direction. 3-3-3 (9). Preq., SPTH 307. Advanced course in directing methodologies, including the practical experience of directing a publicly performed short play. (G)
408: Technical Direction and Stage Technology. 4-2-3. Preq., SPTH 101. Practical experience in advanced theories of stage technology, shop management, budgeting, cost effective solutions and construction practices. (G)
409: Stage Management. 0-3-3. Preq., SPTH 201. A study of the responsibilities, organization, and methods used in the operations of the stage manager in theatre. (G)
410: Studies in Scene and Costume Design. 0-3-3. Preq., SPTH 201 or consent of instructor. A study of the theories of color, design, rendering, graphic techniques, and perspective as they pertain to scene and costume design for the stage. (G)
414: Sound for the Theatre. 4-2-3. Preq., SPTH 201 or consent of the instructor. Practical and theoretical experience in sound reinforcement, design, and equipment, and their uses in both commercial and non- commercial stage. (G)
415: Shakespeare. 0-3-3. The major plays and the poems. (Same as English 415.) (G)
423: Dance for the Theatre. 3--1-1 (3). A course in the advanced movements of Ballet, Jazz, and Modern Dance that are used in musical Theatre. (G)
427: Movement for the Stage. 3-1-1 (6). A performance class that introduces traditional techniques of movement styles for the stage and offers a survey of contemporary movement theory. (G)
428: Contemporary Developments in Theatre. 0-3-3. A study of theatre development since 1900. This course will cover trends, movements, and genres in all areas of theatre. (G)
434: History of the Theatre I. 0-3-3. Study of the theatre from ancient origins through the Restoration. Focus on literature, production, style, performance, and historical context. (G)
435: History of the Theatre II. 0-3-3. Study of the theatre from the 18th Century to 1960. Focus on literature, production, style, performance, and historical context. (G)
471: The Craft of Dramatic Writing. 0-3-3. An introduction to writing for the actor with emphasis on projects aimed at focusing on the structures of character, action, and dialogue. (G)
472: Advanced Dramatic Writing. 0-3-3 (6). Preq., SPTH 471 or signature of instructor. Studies in the craft of dramatic writing with varying areas of concentration including research, adaptation, writing for the screen, stage, radio, video, etc. (G)
480: Voice for the Stage. 0-3-3. A study of the use and training of the human voice for performance utilizing the Lessac system of voice training. (G)
490: Arts Management. 0-3-3. An overview of arts management in the fields of performing and visual arts. Included are basic management principles, personal management, and organizational structures and procedures. (G)
491: Promotion. 2-3-3. Study of promotional theory that enables students to design, produce and evaluate promotional campaigns for fine arts institutions and events. (G)
502: Studies in Scene Design. 0-3-3. Preq., SPTH 401. A seminar course in the theory, practice, and history of scene design for the theatre.
503: Studies in Lighting Design. 0-3-3. Preq., SPTH 403. A seminar course in the history, theory, and practice of lighting design for theatre, opera, dance, and other media.
511: Studies in Stage Costuming. 0-3-3. Preq., SPTH 406. A seminar course in the history, theory, and practice of design and construction of stage costumes.
515: Theatre Management. 0-3-3. Preq., SPTH 491. Study of theatre management concentrating on organization of business and administrative areas of theatre.
518: Interpretation of Contemporary Drama. 0-3-3. Preq., SPTH 315 and 319. A study of American and European drama from 1940 to the present.
531: History of Drama. 0-3-3. Preq., SPTH 424. A survey of dramatic literature from ancient times to the present.
532: Theories of Directing. 0-3-3. A seminar course in the theories of major innovators in directing from Saxe-Meiningen to the present.
536: Analysis and Criticism of Drama. 0-3-3. A seminar course in the theory of critical analysis of drama from Aristotle to the present.
538: Theories of Acting. 0-3-3. A seminar course examining theories and approaches to acting from Stanislavsky to the present.